Ron Phelan has been involved in the natural therapies industry since the early 90’s. In 1996, he trained in the Bowen style of work and has practiced in the Geelong region of Australia where Mr. Bowen worked for 26 years. He has been involved in researching the origins and experiencing the variations of the work through his contact with four of Mr. Bowen’s students as well as treated many of Bowen’s original patients. Spending three and a half years with Tom Bowen’s friend and supporter, Rene Horwood, gave him unique insight into both the origins of the technique and also information regarding Tom Bowen. Importantly, it was Bowen’s desire to have his work recognised and also the treatment of the “special” children, carried on after his death in 1982.
Ron is a member of the Bowen Therapists Federation of Australia (BTFA), Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT), Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA), British Society for the Study of Cranio Mandibular Disorders (BSSCMD). He practises in the Geelong region, Victoria, Australia.